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Saint Marys, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver visited Saint Marys Area High School today in support of the Wolf Administration’s investments in the school’s manufacturing training programs. Acting Secretary Weaver was on hand to celebrate the student-run Dutch Manufacturing program, funded recently by a $200,000 Manufacturing PA […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (The Academy) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to retain a full-time adult welding instructor and allow for free tuition in the Adult Certified Welding program to out-of-school youth in central Pennsylvania. “Skilled trades are an […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $5.2 million in Community Block Grant Development (CDBG) competitive, set-aside funding was awarded to update existing water and/or sewer systems and help improve the quality of life for residents of four communities in Bedford, Clinton, Juniata and Northumberland counties. “This CDBG funding will help […]
Bellefonte, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by U.S. Department of Commerce Under Secretary Jed Kolko at Marion-Walker Elementary in Centre County today to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s $45 billion Internet for All Initiative and Pennsylvania’s readiness to manage more than $100 million in federal funds to deploy affordable, high-speed internet to Pennsylvanians. “Lack […]
Hummelstown, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver celebrated the Wolf Administration’s continued investments in Pennsylvania’s communities and businesses during a walking tour of Hummelstown, Dauphin County. During the tour, Sec. Weaver spoke with the owners of several small businesses and listened to the borough’s plans to improve […]
Gov. Wolf’s industrial decarbonization efforts announced with broad bipartisan industry and stakeholder support Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Pennsylvania is working with energy, organized labor, and environmental stakeholders to support a path forward for industrial sector decarbonization with an emphasis on the deployment of clean hydrogen and carbon capture, utilization, and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $179,181 in new funding for Slippery Rock University, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a student internship program at food and beverage manufacturing facilities in Allegheny, Butler, and Erie counties. “This paid internship program will give students the invaluable hands-on experience and skills they […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $130,000 in new funding for the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a manufacturing career awareness program in multiple southeastern Pennsylvania counties where young manufacturing professionals talk to high school students about the benefits and rewards of a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), a charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to introduce students to careers in manufacturing through Summer Manufacturing Camps throughout Pennsylvania. “It is vital for Pennsylvania students to gain exposure to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $14 million in Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits for 197 early-stage technology companies across Pennsylvania. “It’s vital to support our tech entrepreneurs here at home and foster their growth,” Gov. Wolf said. “These tax credits help reduce the burden on companies as they […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of nine projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments in eight counties with planning for zoning and updating of comprehensive plans. “Communities must continue to evolve as the needs of their residents change,” said Gov. Wolf. “It is important for counties, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a job training program in Chester County that will help place individuals exiting the justice system with jobs in the manufacturing industry. “I’m proud we can support this re-entry […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Brockway Area School District through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to better prepare students for a career in machining or manufacturing after graduation. “Technology is an integral part of the manufacturing industry,” said Gov. Wolf. “As technology continues to advance, it is in the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today praised President Joe Biden for his commitment to ensure affordable high-speed internet access for millions of Americans through the landmark Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The Biden Administration announced today that 20 leading internet service providers have committed to cut prices or increase speeds for millions of enrollees in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver and other DCED executives traveled across the commonwealth this week to celebrate Small Business Week by highlighting the investments made by the Wolf Administration in small businesses. “This week I had the pleasure of touring many small businesses across the commonwealth,” […]
Scranton, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver highlighted the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth and encouraged Pennsylvanians to support their favorite local shops during Small Business Week in Pennsylvania. The celebration is taking place May 1-7, 2022, as proclaimed by Governor Tom Wolf. “Small Business […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference and tour at 1:00 PM today, SupplyOne Pittsburgh, 2160 North Main Street, Washington, PA 15301 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for Arc Human Services, Inc. through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a job training program in Washington County that will help […]
Erie, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Michael Hanna, Jr., highlighted the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth and noted the support the Wolf Administration has provided them during a tour of downtown Erie today. “Pennsylvania is home to more than 1 million small businesses that employ […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of nine new low-interest loans through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support business growth in Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Dauphin, Erie, Fayette, and Lancaster counties that will help create and retain more than 375 total jobs. “The PIDA loans approved today provide the support needed […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Lewis Lumber and Milling, Inc., a producer of unfinished hardwood wide plank flooring, cabinet moldings and components, is opening its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania and will create 100 new jobs in Clarion County. “I am very pleased that Lewis Lumber has selected Pennsylvania as the […]
Gov. Wolf has proclaimed May 1-7, 2022, as “National Travel and Tourism and Small Business Week” in Pennsylvania Bedford, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Marketing, Tourism, & Film Carrie Fischer Lepore and Deputy Secretary of the Office of Technology and Innovation Steve D’Ettorre highlighted the importance of […]
Gov. Wolf has proclaimed May 1-7, 2022 as “Small Business Week” in Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver was joined by Small Business Development Center (SBDC) officials and local business owners at Love City Brewing to highlight the resources available to small business owners to […]
Gov. Wolf has proclaimed May 1-7, 2022, as “Small Business Week” in Pennsylvania Reading, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver highlighted the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth and encouraged Pennsylvanians to support their favorite local shops during Small Business Week in Pennsylvania. The celebration is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today highlighted his legacy of support for Pennsylvania’s small businesses and encouraged Pennsylvanians to support the small businesses we all rely on every day, as they’re critical to supporting the local workforce and economy. “Pennsylvania’s small businesses are the cornerstones of our communities, and we must do everything we […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver and the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) announced that $2.5 million has been awarded on behalf of 3 Points Rising Ventures Equity I, LP, a Pittsburgh-based fund that will target investments of up to $2 million in up to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Country View Family Farms, LLC has selected Pennsylvania for its more than $47.3 million feed mill expansion project that will create at least 51 new good-paying jobs in Union County. “Pennsylvania successfully competed against other states for this expansion – a project that will have a […]
Grants provided to seven organizations will expand Juneteenth celebrations HARRISBURG, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration joined the nonprofit Voices Underground in announcing the seven recipients of the Journeying Toward Freedom grants through the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, which will support Juneteenth celebrations across the commonwealth in 2022. “Juneteenth is an especially important holiday because it […]
“Bill’s House” to provide housing options for homeless or low-income individuals and families in need in Columbia County Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello today joined local and community leaders in Bloomsburg to help cut the ribbon on “Bill’s House,” a new […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver announced today the approval of $96,006 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Clarion County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to conduct an environmental assessment at a former glass plant in Clarion Township. “Funding from the Industrial Sites Reuse Program […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to fund phase two of its innovative Advanced Manufacturing and Programming Education (AMPED) program that blends career and technical education in a school setting with internships in a live […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference at 10:30 AM today, 11178 Route 220, Dushore, PA 18614 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that UnityLab will create 63 new jobs and relocate its New England-based headquarters to Pennsylvania with the acquisition of manufacturing company Hoffman-New Yorker Inc. in Dushore, Sullivan County. “This project will […]
Harrisburg, PA – On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. “It’s an honor to recognize all of these local officials, governments and organizations for […]
Colwyn is eighth municipality to recover from distressed status under Wolf Administration Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver announced that the city of Colwyn’s status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Colwyn is the 16th municipality to exit the program. “Colwyn has worked […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced $2.3 million in grants have been awarded through the Manufacturing PA initiative to 36 student research projects that will help advance innovation in several sectors of manufacturing, from 3D printing, to waste sustainability, to autonomous navigation and more. “Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry has seen continued growth and innovation, […]
Wolf Administration to hold press conference and tour at 10:00 AM today, Northampton Community College, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced funding is being awarded to Northampton Community College (NCC), through the Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career (MTTC) Grant program, to develop a new […]
Wolf Administration calls for legislative action to spend PA’s uncommitted American Rescue Plan Act dollars State College, PA – Cornerstones of Pennsylvania communities, small businesses are hurting just as much as individual Pennsylvanians from continually rising costs combined with recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. With billions in federal dollars waiting on legislation to be spent, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding for the Chester County Economic Development Foundation (CCEDF), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to create a program that will help students explore the link between agricultural and manufacturing careers in Berks and Chester counties. “Highlighting the connection between agricultural and manufacturing careers not […]
DCED’s Acting Secretary participates in event to place final steel beam at Mill 19 Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver discussed the Wolf Administration’s strategic investments in Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry during an event with the Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC), local, and state officials to place […]
Wolf Administration and company officials to hold press conference at 2:00 PM today, 930 Cass Street, New Castle, PA 16101 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that homegrown manufacturing company Bunting, Inc. is expanding and will create 79 new jobs in Lawrence County with the acquisition of a new manufacturing facility in New […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cavco Industries Inc., one of the nation’s largest manufactured home builders, has chosen to expand its national manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania, creating 55 new jobs and retaining 607 total existing positions over the next three years. Cavco recently purchased The Commodore Corporation, now known as Commodore […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Bradford Area School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to create a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the commonwealth’s manufacturing industry. “MTTC provides funding for the type of hands-on, real world experience that prepares students for successful manufacturing careers,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $10 million for 19 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for nongovernmental entities to deploy middle-mile and last-mile high-speed broadband infrastructure to unserved areas in Pennsylvania through the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB). “Nearly one million Pennsylvanians lack access to broadband internet […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.52 million in funding for four agricultural projects through the First Industries Fund (FIF). The projects, located in Blair, Lancaster, Montour and Schuylkill counties, will help existing farms expand their operations and bring in additional revenue. “Our economy is fueled by the agriculture industry, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $4 million has been awarded to six projects in Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Region through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) initiative. “Supporting the coal-impacted communities in Pennsylvania is vitally important; the success of the Appalachian Region impacts […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Saint Marys Area School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to launch a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the manufacturing industry. “This great new program will give Saint Marys students hands-on experience in manufacturing,” said Gov. Wolf. “Programs like […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is continuing to invest in Pennsylvania’s workforce with the announcement of $297,000 in new funding to help JATC of Shamokin Electricians IBEW LU 607 (JATC) prepare apprentices for in-demand jobs in the electrical industry. “Apprenticeship programs are an essential tool to grow the commonwealth’s workforce,” said Gov. Wolf. “Apprentices […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Easy Signs, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality digitally printed signage, will create 130 jobs in the Lehigh Valley with the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Allentown. “Pennsylvania’s friendly business climate and manufacturing excellence is well-known internationally,” said Gov. Wolf. “Manufacturing has long been […]
Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today toured Philly Shipyard, Inc. and its Training Academy to highlight a $1.1 million state investment, awarded to the Delaware County Community College, to train 315 individuals through a free welding and shipbuilding training program to meet workforce needs of Philly Shipyard for building National Security Multi-mission Vessels (NSMV). […]
St. Marys, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello joined city officials on a tour of St. Marys, Elk County, to highlight the Wolf administration’s ongoing commitment to economic development and community revitalization projects across Pennsylvania. “Making strategic investments in projects that create […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $297,000 has been awarded to the Western PA Chapter Electrical Apprenticeship Corporation to help expand their training center in Clearfield County. “Supporting apprenticeships is a win for both workers and companies in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Wolf. “Participating in apprenticeships […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding has been awarded through the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission (PMCEC) to help make transportation and safety improvements for military installations in Cumberland and Philadelphia counties. “Transportation safety is critical in all walks of life, but particularly when it involves members of our armed forces,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of a new low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support the growth of PowerRail Distribution Inc. in Luzerne County. “It’s important to make investments in homegrown businesses, and PIDA loans help do just that,” said Gov. Wolf. “We are proud to support […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today toured Astrobotic Technology, which received some of this support to set roots for their headquarters in Pittsburgh and create 150 jobs that pay more than $100,000 annually. “I’m thrilled to support Astrobotic as they simultaneously lead our nation back to the moon, make a name for Pittsburgh in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Throughout his administration, Governor Tom Wolf has supported the creation of more than 45,200 jobs in the commonwealth through the Governor’s Action Team. Today, he visited the future location of the United Parcel Service (UPS) Northeast Regional Hub, which is one of four UPS locations supported by the state to create 1,721 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Millcreek Township School District, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to enhance a student-run program and boost awareness of available opportunities in the manufacturing industry. “Manufacturing has long had a key role in the commonwealth’s history,” said Gov. Wolf. “This Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career funding […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Reinhart Foodservice, LLC is expanding in Westmoreland County, creating 24 good-paying jobs and retaining 563 current positions statewide. “Reinhart Foodservice provides critical goods to the region, and the commonwealth is pleased to invest in the expansion of their operations,” said Gov. Wolf. “This project will create and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Acknowledging that broadband is essential to success in the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf today celebrated the creation of Pennsylvania’s Broadband Development Authority, which will manage at least $100 million in federal aid to coordinate the rollout of broadband across Pennsylvania. “Broadband is as essential today as electricity and water. But there is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced nearly $14.2 million in Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to support communities and their residents on a path to success. “Pennsylvania is making a comeback following the pandemic,” said Gov. Wolf. “These funds ensure that every Pennsylvanian has the opportunity to get back on their […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced $335,000 in funding for Junior Achievement of Western PA Inc. and the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland-Fayette Inc., through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Grant program, to develop programs that will raise awareness of the opportunities available in the manufacturing industry. “Our commonwealth has a long, rich history with […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $296,061 has been awarded to York Electrical Institute to help train the next generation of in-demand apprentices. “Supporting programs that allow Pennsylvanians to earn a paycheck while they learn valuable skills is one of the best investments the commonwealth can […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a $246 million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. This funding builds upon the Governor’s comprehensive $300 million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia announced in 2016. “The port is an economic driver, not only […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding for Smilehaus Pediatric Dentistry in Cumberland County through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA) that will help support the growth of the business and creation of jobs. “It’s important that every business owner can […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Black Buffalo 3D Corporation, a manufacturer of large-scale 3D construction printers, is relocating its manufacturing operation from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and creating 71 new jobs in Monroe County. “We are thrilled to welcome Black Buffalo 3D to Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “Our investment in this […]
For the 107th Time in 136 Years, Pennsylvania’s Groundhog Spotted His Shadow Punxsutawney, PA – Pennsylvania’s very own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter weather after seeing his shadow this morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Visitors and residents from across the state and beyond made the […]
Prepare for Punxsutawney Phil’s Prediction with Tasty Treats, Divine Drinks and Creative Crafts Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office is bringing the fun of Gobbler’s Knob into homes around the world with a variety of activities celebrating Pennsylvania’s top prognosticator Punxsutawney Phil as he takes the stage Wednesday, Feb. 2, to make his spring […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) announced today that $1 million has been awarded on behalf of BTVC Fund I, LP, a Pittsburgh-based fund that will target investments of $500,000 to $2 million in up to six early-stage technology companies […]
Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Erie officials today to celebrate a $5 million state investment through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to help expand the expERIEnce Children’s Museum in downtown Erie. Since Gov. Wolf took office, 34 projects in Erie County have been awarded $80 million in RACP funding. “expERIEnce Children’s Museum […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis M. Davin will resign his position with the commonwealth on February 11. The governor also announced his intention to name Department of Community and Economic Development Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver to serve as Acting Secretary. “I am […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of $3.2 million for three new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will improve infrastructure, save energy, and create hundreds of new jobs in Indiana and Washington counties. “The PIPE program is essential […]
Scranton is seventh municipality to recover from distressed status under Wolf administration Scranton, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced that the city of Scranton’s status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Scranton is the 16th municipality to exit the program. “This is a very […]
Guide Encourages Travelers to Pursue their Happiness on National Plan for Vacation Day Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Tourism Office released the 2022 Happy Traveler, a guide dedicated to one-of-a-kind attractions and events throughout the commonwealth and a resource for travelers to plan future getaways. The guide’s release is timed to the U.S. Travel […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that AES Clean Technology, a designer, manufacturer, and builder of cleanroom facilities, will invest $14.2 million to open a new manufacturing facility in Manheim Borough, Lancaster County, and create 97 new, full-time jobs. The company is also retaining 95 jobs at its headquarters in Montgomery County. “I […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced more than $2.1 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to improve safety, repair roadways and sidewalks, and make sewage and stormwater updates in communities in Columbia, Mercer, Northumberland, Sullivan, and Venango counties. “CDBG grants fund a wide variety […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that pet health and wellness company Spot & Tango has selected Pennsylvania as the location of its first manufacturing facility, creating close to 100 new jobs in Lehigh County. “We are thrilled to welcome Spot & Tango to Pennsylvania and grateful for its investment into Lehigh County […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, First Lady Frances Wolf hosted Women in Reentry: Housing, the sixth in a series of virtual conversations with reentry advocates. The panel discussed how safe, affordable housing impacts female returning citizens, how government and organizations are responding to their housing needs, and how stigma around having a criminal record complicates access […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today the approval of $13,586 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County to conduct an environmental assessment at a former lumber yard in the City of Meadville. “These environmental assessments are done to […]
Wolf Administration and company officials to hold press conference at 10:00 AM today, 400 South Salem Church Road, York, PA 17408 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Mobile Climate Control, a manufacturer of mobile thermal solutions for commercial vehicles, is consolidating its U.S. operations into a single, newly-constructed facility in York County […]
Scranton, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello today joined Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti and other state and local officials to announce that NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NeighborWorks) has received Pennsylvania’s newest Keystone Communities Program Elm Street designation. NeighborWorks is the administering agency responsible for […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the distribution of $8,210,240 in funding through the Pennsylvania HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) to support affordable housing in Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Columbia, Crawford, Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Luzerne, Mercer, Montgomery, and Perry counties. “Pennsylvanians should not have to choose between paying for basic necessities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding is being awarded to Northampton Community College (NCC) to develop a Pathways to Manufacturing program for low-income individuals, veterans, and others in the Lehigh Valley. “The commonwealth recognizes the need for strong, entry-level talent in the manufacturing industry,” said Gov. Wolf. “Northampton Community College’s Pathways […]
DCED Secretary Davin to hold press conference and meet with apprentices at 1:30 PM today, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 12, 1200 Gulf Lab Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce through apprenticeships, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $1.2 million in new funding through the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced one new low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the growth of Lampire Biological Labs Inc. in Bedford County. “The PIDA loan approved today is an investment in a homegrown company that began in Pennsylvania more than 44 years ago,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments in nine counties with planning for zoning and updating of comprehensive plans. “This funding helps municipalities and local governments update their essential plans to ensure they are more efficient and better prepared […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today highlighted some of the department’s significant investments in 2021 and how that support is creating good paying jobs and strengthening communities for years to come. “The Wolf administration recognizes that successful businesses depend on vibrant communities, and vice versa,” said Sec. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that Deer Park Lumber, a family-owned hardwood sawmill with domestic and international customers, will create 8 new jobs and retain 74 existing jobs over the next three years as part of a $10 million project to expand and modernize its […]
Niagara Bottling opening new production facility next year Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Niagara Bottling, LLC, a leading beverage manufacturer in the U.S., is expanding its operations in Pennsylvania and has committed to creating at least 79 jobs at a new production facility currently being constructed in Luzerne County. “I applaud […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today the approval of $79,200 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to West Hazleton Borough to conduct an additional environmental assessment at the former Valmont Plaza Shopping Center in Luzerne County. “ISRP funding helps boroughs and cities conduct necessary environmental […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolftodayannounced $6 million in Keystone Communities Program grants for 34 projects in 22 counties across Pennsylvania. “The Keystone Communities Program supports towns and cities with initiatives that grow and stabilize neighborhoods and encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors,” said Gov. Wolf. “My administration is proud to support these […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced more than $1.1 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to improve safety, repair roadways and sidewalks, and make stormwater updates in communities in Luzerne, Lycoming, and Northumberland counties. “CDBG funding helps municipalities across the commonwealth complete a myriad […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $2.5 million in state funding that will help grassroots organizations across the commonwealth encourage hesitant Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. A list of the 65 grants awarded through the COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grant Program can be found online. “Vaccines remain an absolutely essential element in combatting […]
Wolf Administration to dedicate more than $17 million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Marketing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs to jumpstart tourism recovery Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth will receive a $17 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to buoy […]
$613,000 in state support is expanding affordable housing options for low-income families in need Erie, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined today by Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie Mayor Joe Schember to discuss the Wolf administration’s support of affordable housing initiatives as he toured the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that HMTX Industries, a global manufacturer of building materials, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location of its new luxury vinyl tile manufacturing facility, creating 115 good-paying jobs over the next three years. “I am very pleased that a leading company like HMTX has chosen Pennsylvania as the […]
Erie, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by Mayor Joe Schember and others to highlight $5 million in state support for an expansion of the expERIEnce Children’s Museum in downtown Erie. “This museum has been a true anchor of downtown Erie for more than 25 years, planting […]
Canonsburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Finance & Workforce Development Carol Kilko and Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ODHH) Executive Director Melissa Hawkins today announced a project that will provide Pennsylvanians who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced more than $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to improve safety, repair roadways and sidewalks, and make sewage system updates in communities in Elk and Northumberland counties. “The Wolf Administration is continuing its commitment to Pennsylvania’s small communities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today highlighted the commonwealth’s investments in affordable housing initiatives through the department’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) during a tour of the Brethren Housing Association’s (BHA’s) Transitions program, which serves single mothers, grandmothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness. “Our investments in […]
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